Hospital Board Elections
Hospital Board elections are coming soon. The application deadline is Feb. 15. Four positions are up for election. Lonnie Rue, Kathrine Atchley, Dale Lovett and Anita Buenger have all applied for re-election. An application for candidacy to the hospital board may be obtained at the Olney Hamilton Hospital from Grace Perez. The term for a director on the hospital board is two years. In order to be eligible as a candidate or to serve as a director you must: - Be a resident of the district. - Be a qualified voter. - Not be an employee of the hospital. - If elected from a commissioner’s precinct, a person who is elected or appointed to fill a vacancy for a commissioner precinct must be a resident of that commissioner precinct. - Before assuming the duties of the office, each director must execute a bond for $5,000 payable to the district, conditioned on the faithful performance of the person’s duties as director. - The bond shall be kept in the permanent records of the district.